Postgraduate scholarships and funding

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Master's loans

Eligible students can borrow up to £10,906 (2019/20). For taught and research Master's programmes, including LLM, MBA, MFA, MRES.

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Doctoral loans

Eligible students can borrow up to £25,700 (2019/20). For programmes including PhD/DPhil, EdD, EngD and integrated doctoral programmes. 

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Research Council funding

The UK Research Councils support postgraduate training and research through the awarding of valuable scholarships.

These awards are highly competitive and candidates must apply via the University and meet strict deadlines. See the relevant scholarship pages for details.

Kent alumni awards

If you’ve studied at Kent before, we’d love to welcome you back. We offer a range of funding exclusively for alumni that you can apply for. (Please note eligibility criteria apply to all awards).